# Understanding Delta-Sigma Data Converters

TL;DR: This chapter discusses the design and simulation of delta-sigma modulator systems, and some of the considerations for implementation considerations for [Delta][Sigma] ADCs.

Abstract: Chapter 1: Introduction.Chapter 2: The first-order delta-sigma modulator.Chapter 3: The second-order delta-sigma modulator.Chapter 4: Higher-order delta-sigma modulation.Chapter 5: Bandpass and quadrature delta-sigma modulation.Chapter 6: Implementation considerations for [Delta][Sigma] ADCs.Chapter 7: Delta-sigma DACs.Chapter 8: High-level design and simulation.Chapter 9: Example modulator systems.Appendix A: Spectral estimation.Appendix B: The delta-sigma toolbox.Appendix C: Noise in switched-capacitor delta-sigma data converters.

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